Problems that arise with cloud to cloud interactions

March 28, 2017 Off By Hoofer

Grazed from CSO. Author: Editorial Staff.

I’m not comfortable with the large migration of business applications and security solutions to the cloud. It is clear that large cloud providers have excellent infrastructures – but I’m not comfortable yet. Many firms are heavily investing in cloud security solutions. About three or four years ago there was a discussion about the use of cloud solutions to gain functionality that cannot be grown internally in a reasonable period of time.

But, that was then. Now the move to the cloud for midsize firms appears to be rapidly underway. Firms are deploying cloud or partial-cloud solutions for multiple IT solutions. This can create a new problem; what if one solution needs to access data within another solution’s cloud? For example: a Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tool in a public cloud can collect data from multiple public clouds and analyze it…

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